“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.”
Leonardo Da Vinci

“They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, “Can he name a kitten?”
Samuel Butler

“Animals are my friends – and I do not eat my friends.”
George Bernard Shaw

“One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats her animals.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Everything that humans do to the animals, return to the humans.”

“You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties… The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.”
Charles Darwin

Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
John Barrymore

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
Paul Valery

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball

It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
Tom Stoppard

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they’re okay, then it’s you.
Rita Mae Brown

Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Sir Winston Churchill

Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

After all is said and done, a lot more will be said than done.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
Marlene Dietrich

“If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.”
Lin Yutang

“Remaining silent about the destruction of nature is an endorsement of that destruction.”
Edward Abbey

Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
Sir Winston Churchill

Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks:
they’re only animals.
Theodor Adorno

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you’re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.
Isaac Asimov

The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.
Jilly Cooper

Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

No matter how much you disagree with your kin, if you are a thoroughbred you will not discuss their shortcomings with the neighbors.
Tom Thompson

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